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Croatian hostage beheaded

A photo that circulated the Internet showed Salopek’s body next to “Islamic State” flag

Emad El-Sayed

No reconciliation with Muslim Brotherhood: Al-Sisi’s speech to the world

It was a very brief written in-advance speech made by [President Abdel Fattah] Al-Sisi at the New Suez Canal inauguration celebration, where his improvisation was very brief and close to the context. What grabbed my attention, though, was when he spoke about the war on terrorism, or more clearly, the state’s war on the Muslim …

James M Dorsey

Israel struggles with racist underground

Israel is struggling with how to deal with groups, some of which are underground, that are linked to a banned nationalist political party that has emerged at the core of recent racist, anti-Palestinian incidents and include a militant football fan group that was responsible for last month’s violent clashes during a Europa League qualifier in …

Ahmed Tharwat

Notes from America: The dark side of Western fascination with Africa

The West’s fascination with Africa as a wild jungle or uncivilised continent has a long history that still lives with us today. Most Americans know Africa through National Geographic specials, topless natives and free roaming animals – a continent void of civilised people and culture, only famine, danger and wild landscape. Africa has also long …